Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Matthew J. Rittner

Milwaukee Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Wednesday, February 6, 2019

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Reflections for Police Officer Matthew J. Rittner

My heart breaks with grief at the passing of another brother-in-blue.
My deepest condolences and prayers for the lovely bride and the family and friends of another amazing America. Hero.
Let us honor his memory by continuing to uphold the values and valor that guided his life.
Semper Fidelis
No greater Love has anyone than that they lay down their life for their friends.

Dan Glover
Deputy, Retired
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

February 6, 2019

Semper Fi, a hero twice over, guard the gates of Heaven Marine and rest in everlasting peace

Millburn PD

February 6, 2019

RIP Sir. Thank you for your service. You made the ultimate sacrifice to keep others safe. May God be with you and your family.

Lieutenant Erica Collins
Wisconsin Department of Corrections

February 6, 2019

Milwaukee Brothers and Sisters... so incredibly sorry for your loss. We will never forget Officer Rittner’s sacrifice!

Michael Kellems, Captain ( Retired )
La Porte County, Indiana Police Dept.

February 6, 2019

Rest In Peace Officer Rittner

DOD Officer James Friedman (Retired)

February 6, 2019

Rest In Peace My Brother

Deputy Shannon Yates
Covington County Sheriff Department

February 6, 2019

Thank you for your sacrifice. You will never be forgotten.

Conservation Warden A. Strehlow
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

February 6, 2019

Rest in peace Officer Rittner. Your sacrifice is mourned and your service to your country and city was greatly appreciated and will be missed.

P.O. Timothy Tessler - Retired
Milwaukee Police Department

February 6, 2019

RIP brother, you’ll never be forgotten

Police Officer S. Lund
Casper PD, WY

February 6, 2019

Almighty God,
we pray for all who at this time mourn Officer Rittner,
who have been tragically killed whilst serving the public;
and we ask for your comfort
and strength to be especially
with their loved ones and colleagues.

As we pray also for those
who continue to be in danger from this violence,
we give thanks for the constant courage
and devotion to duty of the police,
and all who take risks
to protect our communities.

May they be strengthened for the tasks they face
and supported in the commitment they give,
that they may further the well-being of all people
and enable our society to be loving, just and at peace.

We ask this in the name of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Sergeant Howard Giddings (Ret.)
Virginia Port Authority PD

February 6, 2019

Rest easy, Brother. 10-42 Final. God be with you and your family. Never Forgotten!

Officer Brad Clime
Louisiana Public Safety

February 6, 2019

We are so saddened by this terrible news!! Rest In Peace Officer Matthew Rittner ❤️. We are so thankful to you for your service. Our thoughts and Prayers go out to your family, and all of your sisters and brothers in Blue that protect us. God bless you all!!

Kelly & Eddie King

February 6, 2019

God bless you Officer Matthew Ritter for your service and sacrifice. Thoughts and prayers go out to your family and friends, and to your brothers and sisters from the Milwaukee Police Department. Rest In Peace Brother

Officer Jim Drabos (Retired)
San Gabriel (CA) Police Department

February 6, 2019

Rest In Peace Officer. Thank you for protecting my home town and for your selfless dedication to others. We have the watch. You will be remembered.

Officer Jake Lepper
University of Wisconsin-Madison Police Department

February 6, 2019

A beautiful young man. The best of America. Rest in the Lord's arms, son.

Lieutenant David J. Kane, Retired
Milwaukee PD

February 6, 2019

Never forgotten. Prayers to family and friends.

Retired telecommunicator B Rodriguez

February 6, 2019

Mrs Rittner, words cannot express the deep gratitude we feel for your sacrifice. Every day I hope I live my life in a way that is deservant of you and your husbands sacrifice. EXTREME GRATITUDE ALSO TO HIS BROTHERS AND SISTERS IN BLUE. YOU ARE ALL IN MY PRAYERS.

Citizen Bethany Boyce

February 6, 2019

Blessed are the are the peacekeepers, that they will be called the children of god- Matthew 5:9! Rest in peace brother. ⚫️

Lieutenant Jake Alexander
Police explorer

February 6, 2019

Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service. God's speed sir.

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden

February 6, 2019

Semper Fi Marine. You won’t be forgotten. Thank you brother for your service in our beloved Corps and God bless your family. Thin Blue Libe has lost a great American.

State Traffic Officer 7185 Mike Becze
California Highway Patrol

February 6, 2019

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